Weddings The Salina Journal Sunday, January 5,1986 Page 18 Mrs. John F.Clark Jr. (Constance S. Lungs trum) Lungstrum- Clark Constance Sue Lungstrum and John Franklin Clark Jr. were wed Dec. 27 at the Christ Episcopal Cathedral, the Very Rev. Frederic Litchman officiating. Parents of the couple are Dr. and Mrs. Jack E. Lungstrum of 302 W. Park Lane and Mr. and Mrs. John Franklin Clark Sr. of Phoenix, Ariz. The musicians were Royce Young of Salina and Richard Lungstrum of Philadelphia. Maid of honor and bridesmaids were Katie Hemmer of Greenville, S.C., Lori Clark of New York, Cindy Denning and Lindsay Welch of Kansas City, Mo., Kelly Schorling of Lawrence and Karen Stutterheim of Tempe, Ariz. Best man and groomsmen were Steven Clark'of Tempe, Bill Adams, Harley Cohen and Ben Quimby of Phoenix, Richard Lungstrum of Philadelphia and David Fuchs of New York. Other attendants were John W., Justin, Jordan and Alison Lungstrum of Lawrence, Matt Stinson of Overland Park Justin Alleu of Denver and David and Bryan Kruckemyer of Salina. A reception followed at the Salina Country Club. The bride graduated from Central High School and the University of Kansas School of Fine Arts. She works at Leslie Levy Gallery, Scottsdale, Ariz. The bridegroom, a graduate of Thunderbird High School in Phoenix, studies civil engineering at Arizona State University, Tempe. He works at Brady Land Surveying Co., Tempe. After a wedding trip to Lake Tahoe, Calif., the couple are at home at 350 S. McClintock No. 2085, Tempe. Mr. and Mrs. Bruce L. Isaacson (Traci D.Pitts) Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth L. Beneda (Marcie L. Larson) Mr. and Mrs. Bill Nelson (Kristin Leaf) Mr. and Mrs. Monte A. Loder (Julie M.Estes) Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cossel (La inaR. Hough) Pitts-Isaacson Larson-Beneda Leaf-Nelson Estes-Loder Hough-Cossel HUTCHINSON - Traci Dawn Pitts became the bride of Bruce Loren Isaacson Dec. 21 at the Hutchinson Friends Church. The Rev. Jim Jenkins officiated. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Orrin Pitts of Hutchinson and former Salinans Mr. and Mrs. Loren Isaacson of Wichita. Musicians were Vickie Roontz of Burrton and Delmar and Karen Loesch of Booker, Texas. Maid of honor and bridesmaids were Elaine Pitts of Hutchinson, Daryla Pitts of Wichita and Kaylene • Pitts of El Dorado. Best man and groomsman were Larry Seim of Gypsum and Kent Cochran and Doug Jones of Wichita. Other attendants were Dana Pitts of El Dorado, Ken Pitts of Cheney, Doug Chambers of Wichita, Benjamin Owen of Derby, and Angela and Rachel Nobel of Aurora, Colo. A reception followed at the church fellowship hall. Assisting were Maynard and Charlotte Nelson of Salina and Keith and Nadine Seim of Gypsum. A wedding party followed at the Best Western/Sundome in Hutchinson. The bride graduated from Central Christian High School and attends Friends University, Wichita. The bridegroom, who attended Salina schools, graduated from Northwest High School and Friends University, Wichita, with a degree in agri-business and business administration. He works for the Farm Credit Banks of Wichita as a Federal Land Bank loan officer trainee in Emporia. A delayed wedding trip is planned. The couple are at home at 1915 W. 24th, Apt. 3B, Emporia. MARQUETTE — Marcie Lee Larson and Kenneth Leroy Beneda exchanged marriage vows Dec. 21 at the Marquette Elim Lutheran Church. The Rev. Paul Hawkinson officiated. Parents of the couple are Dorothy Larson of Marquette and the late Harris Larson, and Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Beneda of Goodland. Musicians were Jackie Larson and Dana and Julie Olson of Marquette, Jim Grauer of Wilson and Pam Hlad of Sylvan Grove. The bride was escorted to the altar by her mother and her brother-in- law, James Savinski. Matron of honor and brides- matrons were.Vickie Savinski of Oshkosh, Wis., Kerri Batman of Great Bend and Pam Hlad of Sylvan Grove. Best man and groomsmen were Dan Horton of Oakley and Stan Kibel and Phillip Erickson of Goodland. Other attendants were Merle Beneda of Silverthorne, Colo., Chuck Beneda of WaKeeney, Sara and David Savinski of Oshkosh, Steven Beneda of Goodland and Ingrid Marcellino of McPherson. A reception followed in the Lutheran Parish Hall. Assisting were Willard and Marge Ericson of Marquette and Ben and Marilyn Frevert of Wilson. The bride graduated from Marquette High School and Fort Hays State University. She is an elementary teacher in Wilson. The bridegroom, a Goodland High School and Northwest Kansas Area Vocational Technical School graduate, works for a telephone company in Wilson. After a wedding trip to Las Vegas, the couple are at home in Wilson. LJNDSBORG — Kristin Leaf and Bill Nelson were united in marriage Dec. 22 at the Trinity United Methodist Church. The Rev. Gary Brooks officiated. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Alan Leaf and Mr. and Mrs. Norman Nelson, all of Lindsborg. Musicians were Genevieve Bishop, Ruth Ann Leaf and A. Jay Steinberg, all of Lindsborg. Maid of honor and bridesmaids were Brenda Leaf of Lindsborg, Julie Hershberger of Kansas City, Mo., and Amy True of Warrensburg, Mo. Best man and groomsmen were Steve Maun and Lynn Nelson, both of Lindsborg, and Gary Nelson of Norton. Other attendants were John Bellah, Mark Dahlsten, Steve Stoecker, and Jean and Brad Reynolds, all of Lindsborg, and John Hawk of Lawrence. A reception followed at the church. Assistants were Mr. and Mrs. Ron Dahlsten and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Stoecker, both of Lindsborg. The bride, a graduate of Lindsborg High School and Bethany College, attended St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minn., and is a teacher at Canton- Galva High School. The bridegroom, also a graduate of Lindsborg High, is a May candidate for graduation from Bethany College. He plans to be a teacher and coach. After a wedding ski trip to Colorado, the couple are at home at 635% E. Elizabeth, McPherson. Samoan physicians earn $5,000 per year The average salary for doctors in Western Samoa is about $5,000 a year, says National Geographic. Julie Marie Estes became the bride of Monte Allen Loder Dec. 28 at St. John's Lutheran Church. The Rev. Herman Frerichs officiated. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. John Estes of 308 Sunset Drive, Sheryl Hughes of Rt. 1 and Doug Loder of Salina. Musicians were Susan Vignery and Lynn Burt of Salina. Maid of honor and bridesmaid were Deanna Beichley of Manhattan and Amiee Orton of Salina. Best man and groomsman were Paul Schaeffer of Jacksonville, Fla., and Robert Justus of Sacramento, Calif. Other attendants were Darrel Loder and Andi Rowan of Salina and Brian Estes of Amarillo, Texas. A reception followed at the Cavalier Club. The bride graduated from South High School, attended Kansas State University, and worked at First National Bank. Her husband, a Central High School graduate, previously worked at General Battery Corp. and now attends K-State. A delayed wedding trip to Colorado is planned. The couple is at home in Manhattan. Laina Ruth Hough and Robert Cossel were married Dec. 27 at the Marymount College Chapel, the Rev. Leroy Metro officiating. Parents of the couple are Don Hough of 721 Highland and the late Mrs. Hough, and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cossel of Salina. Edna McCall of Bavaria provided the music. Maid of honor and bridesmaid were Allene Morrison of Lawrence and Lynn Ayling of Verplanck, N. Y. Best man was Bill Cookson of Salina. Other attendants were Loren Byron and Darald Frank Hough of Salina. A reception followed at the home of the bride's father. The bride has an associate's degree in office management from Marymount College. She is an assistant to a veterinarian. The bridegroom, who attended Marymount College, works in real estate and sales. After a wedding trip to Hawaii, the couple are at home at 161 Sixth Street, Verplanck, N.Y. Britegam-Short Lambert- Billings Vitamins (Continued from Page 17) cannot supply the necessary vitamins and minerals. He views the RDA as inadequate. "We are all biochemically different, so averages are not good," he said of the government's recommendations about vitamin doses. Tombaugh and Robert L. Marietta, a local attorney, are members of a Salina organization that co-sponsors community seminars on personal health at Kansas Wesleyan University. Both men are proponents of orthomolecular medicine which is based on the theory that mental illness and deviant behavior are caused by chemical imbalances in the body. This new medical theory is controversial, and existing research is not accepted by traditional medical professionals. But Marietta says a surprising number of crim- inals could be helped with nutritional therapy. As an example, he cites a case of a man with a history of writing bad checks. Tests found a high serum level of lead in his body, a condition that was corrected through a process called chelation and doses of vitamin C. "And he has never written a bad check since," said Marietta. Tombaugh says nutritional analysis is a good idea, particularly hair analysis because it shows a person's condition over a period of time. But the cost may be prohibitive for some people. Proper nutrition, say Tombaugh and Marietta, calls for a tailored diet that is low in sugar, salt and caffeine — a lifestyle adjustment made by cutting out junk foods and increasing fiber. For them, vitamin supplements are equal to preventive health care. Tombaugh takes a high-quality multivitamin along with one to three grams of vitamin C each day. "Most doctors would consider anything over 60 milligrams too much, but that is totally inadequate in my mind," he said. If a person exceeds his tolerance for water- soluble vitamin C, it causes diarrhea, Tombaugh says. The answer is to "just back off the dosage." He says there are no published serious effects of vitamin C "megadosing" with the exception of diarrhea. However, he cautions that fat-soluble vitamin D is one that can be dangerous in large doses. It does not pass out of the body as water-soluble vitamins do and can cause damage to internal organs. "I would recommend a person not exceed three times the RDA," he says. The RDA for vitamin D is 400 international units. Still, the risks of megadosing are minimal compared to other drugs, such as Valium or even aspirin, Marietta says. Tombaugh concurs. "How many people have tried to commit suicide on vitamins?" he asked. Karrie Kristine Britegam and Michael John Short exchanged marriage vows Dec. 24 at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jack E. Britegam, 102 S. Estates Drive. The Rev. Thomas Glenn of the First Presbyterian Church, Salina, officiated. The groom is the son of Maureen Short of Golden, Colo. Honor attendants were Jill Sheppard of Aurora, Colo., and Jack Britegam of Salina. Katie Britegam of Salina was also an attendant. A champagne reception and buffet dinner followed. The bride, a Salina High School graduate, has a degree in family and child development and child psychology from Kansas State University. She is an office administrator for Security Control Corp., Englewood, Colo. Her husband graduated from Arvada High School, Arvada, Colo., and Western State College, Gunnison, Colo., with degrees in mechanical drawing and commercial lettering. He is a contractor for PBC Company, Denver. The couple reside at 1391 S. Peoria Court, Aurora. Diet Men thank fraternity 'mom' (Continued from Page 17) a safe range of the RDA. Consumers must beware of pills containing more than 100 to 150 percent of the RDA; these could result in megadosing if a person already is eating 100 percent of certain vitamins, says George. Her family doesn't take supplements, but her husband eats a vitamin-packed bowl of breakfast cereal every morning. George says she sometimes takes an iron supplement, and notes that women sometimes don't get enough calcium. "If I didn't drink three or more cups of milk a day and exercise, I would supplement my calcium intake," she says. She determines nutrition programs for others through blood tests, diet history and the patients' health and age. George says she wishes hospitals would routinely analyze a patient's blood for nutritional deficiencies upon admission. For the public, she suggests such testing could become part of an annual physical. Alaska cost $7.2 million Secretary of State William Seward in 1867 signed a treaty with the Russian minister to purchase Alaska for $7.2 million. By The Associated Press STILLWATER, Okla. — Her "sons" and their sons and grandsons number many hundreds now. They are scattered all over the country and have lived in many corners of the world. At her retirement in 1961, Katherine C. Woods held the distinction of the longest service as a fraternity housemother in America in what began for her as a temporary position in 1924. She believes the record still holds today. Still beloved by her sons, the men of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, she was honored recently with a reception at the chapter house at Oklahoma State University. And Mayor Calvin Anthony proclaimed her 95th birthday as Katherine C. "Mom" Woods Day. Although she retired almost 25 years ago, she continues to be the confidante of the young men of SAE and is cherished by active members and alumni. They still visit at her home near the fraternity, learn the history of their chapter and receive the benefits of her wisdom. Born and reared in Oklahoma City, she is the daughter of a pioneer father, a Sooner, she says, who rode in on horseback in 1889. Her mother came in on the first train and they met and married in 1889. "I really was a pioneer baby," she says proudly. It was providence that led her to her position as housemother in 1924, she says. She agreed to act as housemother on a temporary basis for a local fraternity, Chi Beta. "They were the loveliest boys," she says, "the finest young men." Some were older than she, having served in World War I. "But I didn't let them know it," she says. It was a challenge too, she says, to help the men with the petition and subsequent activities required to make the chapter an affiliate of SAE. She still speaks with emotion about the closing of the fraternity house during World War II and saying goodbye to the fraternity members, some of whom might never return. "I was as much in the army as they were," she says, recalling the 800 lithographed newsletters she sent them each month. The newsletters were financed by the alumni. Sometimes the correspondence brought fraternity brothers together. Once, when Woods noticed two of the men had the same APO number, she put them in touch with each other. Far from home, they had a tearful reunion on the Italian Riviera, she says. After the war, the fraternity house was a dormitory for independents. One day, eight of the men appeared — one still on crutches — and persuaded those in charge to allow them to live in the basement of the house. Woods recalls being careful not to show partiality, but she says she had a special soft spot for those eight who had returned from the war. Woods was housemother to oilman T. Boone Pickens Jr. and former Oklahoma state senator Robert Murphy. Testimony from some of the men shows that she played no small part in their lives. Byrle Killian, now a member of the Oklahoma State Board of Regents, says when he was a senior he practiced lectures for an adult Vo-Ag class in Perkins with her. "She was my critic and my student," he says, adding he uses something she taught him every day. One of the men returned years later to say, Woods recalls, "I've been a success in my position, and I've come back just to tell you I would not have been a success if it hadn't been for you and the training you gave us." Milford "Micky" Smith, notes each SAE fraternity brother had to memorize "The True Gentleman" and recite it as a pledge. "She made each of us one," he said. In reflection, Woods says her sons were always "so kind, so good, so precious, and they still are." "I love that house because it was my home for so long. It was a glorious life; the Lord has been good to me. Unrein- Santiago Barbara A. Unrein became the bride of Nick R. Santiago Dec. 28 at the City-County Building. Associate District Judge John J. Weckel officiated. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Don L. Goetz of Rt. 1, Celita Santiago of Salina and Nick Santiago of Winchester, N.Y. Honor attendants were Rita Billips and Eric Santiago of Salina. Jesse Goetz of Bennington was also an attendant. A reception followed at the Howard Johnson Banquet room. Assisting were Mr. and Mrs. Gene Stanley of Salina. The bride graduated from Sacred Heart High School and is a secretary for Bob Hagen State Farm Insurance, Santa Clara, Calif. The bridegroom, a South High School graduate, is production manager of MLA Inc., San Jose, Calif. The couple are at home at 4576 Hamilton Ave., San Jose. Art prize awarded CHICAGO (AP) — Otto Demus has won the 1985 Mitchell Prize for the History of Art for his four-volume study "The Mosaics of San Marco in Venice," published by the University of Chicago Press for Dumbarton Oaks. The prize, established in 1977, is awarded annually to the authors of outstanding contributions in English to the study and understanding of the visual arts. The award carries a $10,000 prize. Debra Lambert and Leonard Billings were married Dec. 14 at the First Christian Church. The Rev. Robert Belew officiated. Parents of the couple are Julia Sales of 211 N. Front and Sandra Knouf of 1211 N. Seventh. The bride was escorted to the altar by her grandfather, William R. Seller. Musicians were Mary Belew and Marva and Marvin Timmons of Salina. Honor attendants were Jean Kozel and Dallas Wyatt of Salina. Other attendants were Marvin Timmons of Salina, George Lynch of St. George, S.C., and Mark A. and Crystal Avise of Rt. 1, Bridgeport. A reception followed at Eddie's Club, Salina. The bride attended Central High School and studied home health care at the Salina Area Vocational- Technical School. She is a certified nurse's aide at the White Cross Retirement Center, Smolan. The bridegroom, a Central High and Platt College graduate with a degree in drafting, works at Duffins Optical. The couple are at home at Rt. 1, Bridgeport. Attention, brides-to-be! A few tips will help the Living Today Department of The Journal handle your engagement and wedding reports more efficiently. Forms are available at the office, 333 S. Fourth, which detail all information the staff needs to write the announcement. Type or print information as errors are prevalent when handwriting is difficult to read. Use rank for all servicemen in the wedding party. If picture is to follow, indicate on form. Engagements are published in the Sunday edition and the deadline is noon Thursday,. Pictures should be 3- by 5-inch black and white glossy prints for the best reproduction. These may include the bride-elect only or the couple. Information and pictures for wedding stories must be turned in no later than two weeks after the ceremony. Publication is on a space-available basis in Sunday editions. Pictures should be 5- by 7-inch black and white glossies. These may include the bride only, or both of the newlyweds. Engagement and wedding pictures should be close-ups rather than full-length. Snapshots will not be accepted. Articles about bridal showers are printed before the marriage takes place. The deadline for this information is one week in advance of the wedding date. Photographs can be returned in self-addressed, stamped envelopes or held at The Journal office for pickup.
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